Andorra national football team


Andorra national football team

Infobox National football team
Name = Andorra
Badge = Andorra FA.png FIFA Trigramme = AND
Nickname =
Association = Andorran Football Federation
("Federació Andorrana de Futbol")
Confederation = UEFA (Europe)
Coach = flagicon|Spain David Rodrigo (1999-)
Captain = Justo Ruiz
Most caps = Oscar Sonejee (73)
Top scorer = Ildefons Lima (4)
Home Stadium = Comunal d'Aixovall
FIFA Rank = 186
1st ranking date = November 1996
FIFA max = 125
FIFA max date = September 2005
FIFA min = 188
FIFA min date = May 1997
Elo Rank = 181
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First game = Flagicon|Andorra Andorra 1 - 6 Estonia Flagicon|Estonia (Andorra la Vella, Andorra; November 13, 1996)
Largest win = Flagicon|Andorra Andorra 2 - 0 Belarus Flagicon|Belarus (Andorra la Vella, Andorra; April 26, 2000)
Flagicon|Andorra Andorra 2 - 0 AlbaniaFlagicon|Albania (Andorra la Vella, Andorra; April 17, 2002)
Largest loss = Flagicon|Czech Republic Czech Republic 8 - 1 Andorra Flagicon|Andorra (Liberec, Czech Republic; June 4, 2005)
flagicon|Croatia Croatia 7 - 0 Andorra Flagicon|Andorra (Zagreb, Croatia; October 7, 2006)
The Andorra national football team is controlled by the Andorran Football Federation. Andorra is a very new country in international football; the national team has existed for slightly over 10 years. They have recorded three victories so far, all at home.

In the 2006 World Cup qualifying campaign they received more red and yellow cards than any other team. [ [http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/sport/columnists/2008/09/06/home-7-4-draw-11-5-away-11-8-100252-21684264/ "Home: 7/4 Draw: 11/5 Away: 11/8"] , David Prentice, Liverpool Echo, 6 September 2008. This was also confirmed by the Setanta Sports commentary team during the England match on 6 September 2008.]

World Cup record

*1930 to 1998 - "Did not enter"
*2002 to 2006 - "Did not qualify"

European Championship record

*1960 to 1996 - "Did not enter"
*2000 to 2008 - "Did not qualify"

Current squad

The following players named for the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification against Belarus on September 10, 2008.

Caps and goals as of September 10, 2008.

Recent call-ups

FIFA World Cup 2010 Qualification

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Group 6

2010 FIFA World Cup qualification - UEFA Group 6
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International Goals

Andorra have scored very few goals in competitive internationals (UEFA European Football Championship or FIFA World Cup matches), the list below is comprehensive.

*1 ECQ = UEFA European Football Championship qualification match. WCQ = FIFA World Cup qualification match.

*2 Andorra score always shown first in score.

*3 The Andorra-Cyprus match in 2000 is the only record of Andorra scoring two goals in any competitive match.

*4 The Andorra-Macedonia match in 2004 is the only record of Andorra winning a competitive match.

Notes

References

* [http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/sport/football.html?in_article_id=445077&in_page_id=1779 Andorra's weapons of Mac's destruction] "Daily Mail", 28th March, 2007. accessed 22nd April, 2007.

External links

* [http://www.fedandfut.com/pages/seleccio.asp?idioma=ang&seleccio=1&doit=1st Official website]
* [http://www.rsssf.com/tablesa/ando-intres.html RSSSF archive of international results 1996-2002 (list of results)]
* [http://www.rsssf.com/miscellaneous/ando-recintlp.html RSSSF archive of most capped players, highest goalscorers and coaches]
* [http://itv.stats.football365.com/intnl/teams/AD.html ITV Football-Statistics/Andorra]
* [http://www.football.co.uk/andorra/match_reports/index.shtml Football.co.uk:Andorra]
* [http://www.national-football-teams.com/v2/country.php?id=5/ National Football Teams]
* [http://www.uefa.com/footballeurope/countries/association=60618/index.html/ UEFA]
* [http://www.fifa.com/associations/association=and/index.html/ FIFA]


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